Graduate Admission

You will find a wide range of research fields at Tohoku University.

If you wish to enter a graduate school, you should first look for a course that interests you and an instructor in your preferred field. The enrollment process differs depending on the course and instructor.

Step1. Find a prospective supervisor

Prospective applicants should first find a prospective supervisor before submitting an application to enrol. Find professors in your field of interest, contact them, and obtain consent to be accepted into their laboratory prior to your enrollment.

Step2. Contact the educational affairs section of the school

The enrollment process differs depending on the course or graduate school. Contact the educational affairs section of the Graduate School (or the office in charge of admission) and confirm the following conditions.

  • application eligibility, schedule, and application forms
  • entrance examination conditions
  • scholarship availability
  • when and how to pay fees, apply for a dormitory
  • accommodation

Guidebook for Prospective Students

  • Guide Book
    This guidebook contains information for Tohoku University international students on procedural matters at the university as well as helpful information about daily life.

Pocket Guide for Procedures International Students

  • Pocket Guide
    This booklet contains various kinds of information on procedures international students and scholars coming to Tohoku University should take before coming to Japan, when you enter Japan and after your arrival.
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